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Finding jim [electronic resource]. Susan Oakey-Baker.

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  • ISBN: 9781927330722 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781927330715 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Finding Jim describes Susan Oakey-Baker's struggle to confront the realities of life after the death of her husband, renowned mountain guide Jim Haberl, the first Canadian to summit the most difficult mountain in the world: K2. For fifteen years they had spent time adventuring together around the world: skiing the Himalaya, rafting in Nepal and mountaineering in North America. In time, they got married, solidified a home for themselves in Whistler, British Columbia, and planned on starting a family. But the future Susan had imagined was not meant to be, and when Jim was killed in an avalanche in the University Range of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska, she was faced with a loss greater than anything she ever could have expected.After Jim's death, Susan spent time retracing the adventures they took together, in a desperate and obsessive attempt to gather and hold on to as many memories of him as she could. She travelled to the place in Alaska where he lost...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Toronto : Rocky Mountain Books, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6653 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4688 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Sports & Recreations.
Genre: Electronic books.

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